Geneva 2012: BMW M6 [Live Photos]
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Under that long hood, we have the M5’s 4.4-liter twin-turbo V8, so the driver can play 560 hp and a peak torque of 680 Nm (502 lb-ft). The unit is matted to BMW’s seven-speed M-Double Clutch Transmission, which sends the power to a special differential that makes sure you stay on the road even when abusing the throttle.
As for the straight line performance, the 0 to 62 mph sprint sits at 4.2 seconds (4.3 for the convertible), while the 155 mph (250 km/h) electronically-limited top speed can be increased to 189 mph (305 km/h) using the M Driver’s package.
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